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European food agency issues preliminary review of GM maize rat study

Press release | October 4, 2012 at 16:10

Brussels - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) today delivered a preliminary review of a new two-year French study which aimed to research potential long-term health impacts of a genetically modified (GM) maize, Monsanto’s NK603, and the...

Green groups: no medals in sight for Barroso II

Press release | July 3, 2012 at 11:30

Brussels – Halfway through its term in office, the European Commission is falling behind in the race to create sustainable long-term prosperity in Europe, warn Europe’s leading green groups in a critical assessment of the Commission’s...

Off Their Game

Publication | July 3, 2012 at 11:30

This report is a mid-term assessment of the environmental performance of the Barroso II European Commission, covering the period from early 2010 to mid-2012. It is issued by the Green10, a platform of environmental organisations active at EU...

Further delay as Commissioners fail to agree biofuels clean-up plan

Press release | May 2, 2012 at 11:55

Brussels - European Commissioners today failed to agree how to close a major loophole in EU biofuels policy. The lack of progress adds to years of delay while the climate impact of harmful biofuels continues to grow, Greenpeace said.

Briefing on the European Citizens' Initiative

Publication | March 27, 2012 at 8:00

A concise two page briefing on the European Citizens' Initiative.

Half-baked compromise on GM law rejected by EU environment ministers

Press release | March 9, 2012 at 17:10

EU environment ministers have today rejected a compromise, coined by the Danish presidency, on a new law setting out how countries could ban genetically modified (GM) crops from being grown in their territories.

Industry figures confirm GM food is a commercial flop in Europe

Press release | February 7, 2012 at 10:53

Annual industry figures to be released on Tuesday are expected to confirm the commercial failure of genetically modified (GM) food in Europe, said Greenpeace. Only around 0.06% of the EU’s farmland was used in 2011 to grow GM food, according to...

End of the road for dirty biofuels

Blog entry by Kees Kodde | February 3, 2012

It’s been a bad few weeks for biofuels produced from food crops: first, the US Environmental Protection Agency said that  biodiesel made from palm oil will not count towards the country’s renewable fuels mandate  because they are...

Chemical giant BASF flees Europe

Blog entry by Marco Contiero & Lasse Bruun | January 20, 2012

The biggest chemical company in the world, BASF, is moving to the US because Europeans don’t want its genetically engineered potatoes. Just days ago, the company announced its decision to move its main laboratory for the development...

BASF retreats from Europe as GM crops rejected

Press release | January 16, 2012 at 17:10

BASF today announced it is abandoning its plans to develop and commercialise genetically modified (GM) crops in Europe [1].

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